2 killed, 2 seriously injured in road accidents

Carnage on the roads continues: 2 separate collisions result in total of 1 dead, 7 injured.

Shlomo Pyutrokovsky, | updated: 18:58

Scene of the Route 4 collision
Scene of the Route 4 collision
Photo: 911 group

Two men were killed and 3 more seriously injured this afternoon (Sunday) in a collision between a truck and two cars on Route 4 from Haifa.

MDA medics arriving at the scene were forced to declare the death of one man, 50, on the spot, and administered treatment to the others. One of the injured, a 53-year-old man, later died of his wounds. The other two are in moderate condition. Two people needed to be extracted from the vehicles by firefighters.

Route 4 was closed by police following the accident.

A short time earlier Three people were injured in a different collision between two cars on Route 310.

Two people in their 30s sustained head wounds and were evacuated to Soroka hospital in Be'er Sheva.

Police have opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident.

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